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The 3 Types Of Stress, And How They Can Make Weight Loss Nearly Impossible

When you remove processed foods from your diet, start to remove toxins from your body and add the right types of foods, weight loss can start to happen naturally. However, if you are too tired and have a high amount of ongoing adrenal stress this will make weight loss a lot more difficult. We often hear that lack of good sleep or stress can hinder weight loss. This article contains a quick guide to help you understand EXACTLY how stress is effecting you. I have also created a quick quiz to help you understand what TYPE of stress you have, and some specific ways to improve your adrenal...

The Boiling Water Needed To Propel You To Take Action

What separates the person who wants to lose weight but doesn’t take any action, from the one that actually takes that first precarious step? To go from just thinking about starting a weight loss plan to actually doing it? For me, it was that burning desire for change. I came to the realization that the pain of remaining stuck in my current situation, of feeling helpless and in a rut, was more painful than taking the leap of faith needed by giving a new weight loss plan a decent effort. And just that thought alone, of doing something different, can seem like an enormous leap of...

Successful In Other Areas Of Life But Not Weight Loss? Here’s Why…

  If you want to run a marathon, you have to start from the beginning. You need to be able to run for a minute straight first, then 30 minutes, then run the 5K distance. You then build up to a 10K and then the half marathon. You pace yourself and respect the training plan, your road map. If you have set backs in your training, you do the best you can and roll with the punches. Life happens, and life isn’t perfect. But you stick with it and progress forward, even with all the minor little setbacks life can throw at you unexpectedly, like moving to new cities, new jobs, new schools or...

The Plan That Is Easy, And Frees Up Your Time To Engage In Life, Is A Plan You’ll Actually Do

Almost 10 years before finding PEERtrainer, I did Lindora and Weight Watchers, among countless others. In most of the weight loss programs I’ve engaged with, the prevailing thought still seems to be, ‘no pain, no gain’ when it comes to workouts, or the practice of extreme calorie restriction. I know, because I’ve done it all myself. I couldn’t maintain the extreme low calorie and low nutrient dieting along with the two workouts a day I was putting in for weeks on end. Yes, TWO workouts a day. Ugh, I know. I was overly exhausted, and the weeks of extreme calorie counting usually ended in a...

The Gland that Causes You to Burn or Store Fat

What is an adrenal gland, why should people care, and how is this different than all the other scientific hormone mumbo jumbo that’s been thrown at everybody over the last three years? Dr. Alan Christensen, author of the The Adrenal Reset Diet”  says: “they’re two little lumps of fat on top of the kidneys. They control the fat in the rest of the body. That’s what they are, and that’s why we should care.When they’re healthy, we’re lean, and we’re energized. We’ve got good mental focus. When they’re not healthy, we’re...

Nutrition

How To Avoid Getting Breast Cancer

How To Avoid Getting Breast Cancer: A Look At Your Preventive Care Options Every year, more than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer; 40,000 more die of it. Breast...

Do Microwaves Destroy Nutrients?

Whoever first wrote that microwaving destroys nutrients deserves an unhumanitarian award. There is no truth to it–not even an iota–and yet this rumor has caused...

How The Cheat System Diet Works Where Other Diets Fail or Stop Working

1) How Does The Cheat System Diet Work? Why Does It Succeed When Other Diets Stop Working Everyone cheats on their diet. But no one has developed a system to cheat the right...

Health

The 3 Types Of Stress, And How They Can Make Weight Loss Nearly Impossible

When you remove processed foods from your diet, start to remove toxins from your body and add the right types of foods, weight loss can start to happen naturally. However, if...

The Gland that Causes You to Burn or Store Fat

What is an adrenal gland, why should people care, and how is this different than all the other scientific hormone mumbo jumbo that’s been thrown at everybody over the...

The Top Causes Of Female Hair Loss, and What You CAN Do About This!

An Introduction To The Causes Of Female Hair Loss…And The Good News! Hair loss is a bigger problem than you might expect: 30% of women in their 30s, and 50% of women in...